Which Vaccines Should Your Pet Receive?

Pet owners naturally want the best for their faithful companions, and take every step possible to keep their furry friend safe from harm. When it comes to vaccinations, however, many owners are concerned about the potential for over-vaccination and reactions, and whether all the vaccinations are necessary. To help clear up any confusion, and to [...]

By |2020-09-02T21:09:02+00:00September 2nd, 2020|Pet Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Leave Puppy Preparations to Chance: How to Welcome a New Puppy Home

Bringing home a new puppy requires a substantial amount of work, before and after your fluffy bundle of joy enters your life. To make your preparations a cinch, we’ve teamed up with one of our favorite puppy patients, Chance. By sharing his training tales as he met his new family and settled into his forever [...]

The Importance of Spaying or Neutering Your Pet

While many pet owners know they should get their pet spayed or neutered, they aren’t always aware of the procedure’s many benefits for their pet’s health. To help illustrate the importance of spaying and neutering, we’ve created a fictional story of an entirely preventable, sad situation caused by an intact pet.  Timber’s Terrible Tale A [...]

By |2020-02-16T19:12:23+00:00February 16th, 2020|Pet Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Resolve to be Active with Your Pet in 2020: 7 Ways to Get Moving

A new decade is here, and many people are setting out to make 2020 the year they crush their goals, whether they’re financial, personal—including health and fitness—or career-related. If you are resolving to get fit in 2020, make a pact to include your four-legged friend. Many health and behavioral issues can be prevented or alleviated [...]

By |2019-12-19T22:49:24+00:00December 19th, 2019|Pet Health & Wellness|0 Comments

5 Reasons Your Cat Needs the Vet As Much As Your Dog

It’s a common misconception that indoor cats don’t need to see the veterinarian regularly. They stay inside, so owners think they should be safe from accidents or disease. But, because your feline friend stays indoors most of the time doesn’t mean she doesn’t require the same preventive care as your dog for her general well-being. [...]

Protecting Your Pet from Heartworm Disease

Widely prevalent right here in our own backyards, heartworm disease impacts dogs and cats across the United States. Here’s how heartworm disease can affect your pet, and why preventing this potentially deadly disease is far easier than treating it. How heartworm disease is transmitted Heartworm disease has been diagnosed in dogs in all 50 states, [...]

A Lifetime of Wellness: Preventive Care for Cats

Cats are excellent at hiding—mice under pillows, hairballs in your shoe—and they make themselves scarce when their owners pull the cat carrier out. Something else they’re great at hiding: signs of disease and illness. To keep tabs on your cat’s health and prevent disease, annual wellness exams are key. Routine preventive care can help us [...]